Latest Big Ten Schedules News

Dienhart: Dropping FCS foes makes total sense

Talking on his radio show last night, Wisconsin A.D. Barry Alvarez said that Big Ten A.D.s have agreed to stop scheduling FCS schools in the future. Alvarez gave no indication on when Big Ten schools would stop playing FCS foes. But, it can’t happen soon enough in what often are little more than glorified scrimmages.

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Dienhart: Potential PSU game in Ireland 'brilliant idea'

Penn State coach Bill O’Brien recently mentioned that playing a game in Ireland is in the works for his program. It’s a brilliant idea.

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Watch gymnastics on BTN/BTN2Go

Here’s the full schedule for televised Big Ten men’s and women’s gymnastics events on BTN TV and BTN2Go.

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Nebraska inks 3-game series with Northern Illinois

Nebraska announced a three-game series with Northern Illinois in 2016, 2017 and 2019. The Huskies are one of the top non-AQ schools in the nation, advancing to the Orange Bowl this season to play Florida State.

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Huskers vs. Sooners: Better later than never

The announcement last week that Nebraska and Oklahoma were renewing their rivalry was great news. The teams will meet on Sept. 18, 2021 in Norman, Okla., and in Lincoln, Neb., on Sept. 17, 2022.

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BTN releases expanded 2012-13 wrestling TV schedule

With the Big Ten expected to compete for a seventh straight national championship, BTN will provide extensive live coverage of Big Ten Wrestling for the 2012-13 season on television and online. The television schedule includes a pair of Monday night meets live in primetime; a late-season showdown between Penn State and Iowa, which between them have accounted for the past five National Champions; and live coverage of both the Midlands Championships and the Big Ten Wrestling Championships.

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Buckeyes, Ducks to play in 2020, 2021

Ohio State and Oregon agreed to a home-and-home football series with games to be played in 2020 in Eugene, Ore., and in 2021 in Columbus. BTN.com’s Tom Dienhart says “This is a beautiful thing,” in his Wednesday Big Ten Links, and our crew from #BTNLive” broke it down on Tuesday night’s show. What do you think?

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BTN to air fall championships live for first time

For the first time, BTN will provide full coverage of the Big Ten fall championships and tournaments, including live broadcasts during the 2012 Big Ten Field Hockey Tournament, Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Soccer Tournaments and delayed coverage of the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships.

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NU football fills open 2013 date with W. Michigan

It didn’t take long for Northwestern to fill an opening in the 2013 football schedule after Vanderbilt bailed on two future games against the Wildcats. Northwestern will play Western Michigan on Sept. 14, 2013 in what will be the seventh home game for Northwestern next season. Read more at NUsports,.com.

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Friday's links: What's with these schedule changes?

Schools are changing and massaging schedules all the time. So, don’t flip out over recent revelations about Vanderbilt opting out of upcoming games with Ohio State and Northwestern. Now, the manner in which Vanderbilt informed each school (through the mail) wasn’t appropriate. But canceling a series? Not a big deal.

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Vandy backs out of Northwestern, Ohio State games

The Chicago Tribune’s Teddy Greenstein is reporting that Vanderbilt canceled it’s 2013 and 2014 football games with Northwestern this week, and the same SEC school has also canceled its 2013 game against Ohio State, too. Northwestern beat Vanderbilt in Evanston earlier this season.

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Ohio State schedules home-and-home with Texas

Gene Smith and Ohio State aren’t messing around. The Buckeyes said they wanted to schedule top nonconference teams in future seasons, and they’re doing  just that. A week after announcing a home-and-home series with TCU, Ohio State announced Wednesday a home-and-home with Texas.

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OSU announces home-and-home with TCU

Ohio State and TCU have agreed on a home-and-home football series in 2018 and 2019, the two schools announced Tuesday. The Buckeyes will play at TCU in 2018, with the Horned Frogs visiting Columbus in 2019.

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Big Ten releases 2012-13 men's hoops schedule

The Big Ten Conference announced the 2012-13 Big Ten men’s basketball schedule Thursday. The conference season begins on New Year’s Eve and culminates in March with the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament at the United Center in Chicago.

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Illinois to play Washington in 2013 at Soldier Field

For the first time since 1994, the Illinois football team will play a game at Soldier Field. The school announced Tuesday that it will play Washington on Sept. 14, 2013, at the historic home of the Chicago Bears.

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